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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
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Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Electrical Assurance Lead

Electrical Assurance Lead, Hinkley Point C (HPC), Permanent, Competitive Salary and Benefits

The Opportunity


#WeareEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero.  

As the first of the UK’s next generation of nuclear power stations, HPC is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy and is both of high profile and high complexity. Its delivery will be reliant not only on innovative engineering and construction but also on the strongest of leadership and technical qualities amongst its staff. 

Site Operations is a multi- disciplinary team that provides support functions to HPC, that due to the scope and complexity of services it provides must be fully integrated with all contractors and other site functions, in order to remain aligned with construction planning and philosophy.   


The requirement is for an Electrical Assurance Lead to join the Site Operations team at HPC, accountable for setting technical standards for the installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical utilities. 

The Person


As a subject matter expert, you will assess and prioritise key deliverables within service areas such as transport, bussing, catering, facilities management and utilities provision. Throughout the project, you will ensure technical standards are met through monitoring compliance and safety rules. 


You will be accountable for the following main responsibilities:


•    Liaise with the Designer, Construction Engineering and Site Engineering to develop and agree technical standards for electrical utilities
•    Review technical designs and procedures to ensure the electrical utilities will meet the required standards
•    Monitor adherence to the established standards
•    Assess operational experience feedback to determine any applicable lessons for Hinkley Point C or the wider Nuclear New Build


The Skills


You will be able to demonstrate:

•    Degree in a relevant engineering subject or equivalent experience 
•    Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems design, installation, testing and maintenance
•    Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems switching, isolation and control including safety rules
•    Knowledge of appropriate Regulations and Codes of Practice including Electricity at Work Regs, BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations and associated COP, National Grid Code, Electricity Connection Standards of Performance
•    Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including HASAWA, CDM

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.  

Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  We’re happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity.

Why EDF?

We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex.  Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses.  


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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